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"Lily of the valley has inspired many legends over time. One such Christian legend explains that the tears that Mary shed at the cross turned to Lilies of the Valley, prompting the flower to sometimes be referred to as "Our Lady's Tears." "
Virgin Mary May the Blessed Virgin Mary's Month and crowning her with flowers reminds me of my childhood!
The traditional Mary Garden has its roots in Medieval Europe. The plants and flowers in a Mary Garden represent attributes of Mary. It is similar to an English cottage garden, but with Mary-related names. A Virgin Mary statue is prominent.